Stephanie CHUNG

The Chinese Communist Party’s Three Antis Campaign of 1951–1952 targeted waste, corruption, and bureaucratism. The party’s Five Antis Campaign, launched soon afterward, targeted bribery, tax evasion, theft of state assets, cheating on government contracts, and theft of capital. Both campaigns led to mass suicides, as well as placing many hitherto private industries in the hands of the government.

In the early years after the People’s Republic of China was founded in 1949,

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By |2014-12-16T16:53:52-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Governance, Movement|Comments Off on Three and Five Antis Campaigns (Sānfǎn Wǔfǎn 三反五反)|Sānfǎn Wǔfǎn 三反五反 (Three and Five Antis Campaigns)

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